What you need to know
- Apple has launched a coronavirus website and app.
- They are based on CDC guidance.
- It features a new screening tool and resources.
Apple has launched a new COVID-19 app and website informed by CDC information.
In a press release Apple stated:
The app and website will provide guidance and information including the proper steps to take in order to protect your health.
You can access the website here (opens in new tab), and the app is available to download on iOS now.
Apple COVID-19 (opens in new tab)
On the website, you can access a screening tool that will ask you questions about symptoms, age, health conditions, travel, and your exposure to areas where COVID-19 is widespread. The website has been developed with the CDC, The White House, and FEMA. The app will carry out a similar function, and also features best practices for hand-washing, social distancing, quarantining, monitoring symptoms and more.
You can read the full press release here (opens in new tab).
Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.
Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple.
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